Climate at a Glance

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Iowa

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
5.6°F
(3.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1934
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1977
Ties: 1955
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1918, 1938, 1955
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1910, 1922, 2010
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2020
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2012
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1979
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899, 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1992
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1899
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1919, 1955, 2004
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1919, 1935
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Ties: 1901, 1909
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Ties: 1914, 1921, 2002
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905, 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2000
Ties: 1942, 1992
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1934
Ties: 1992, 2013
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907, 1997
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1935

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/